What Happened on January 5, 2019

Historical Events

  • Chinese government report predicts China's population will peak at 1.44 billion in 2029 before declining

NBA Record

Golden State and Sacramento combine for 41 3-pointers in Warriors' 127-123 win; set new NBA record for 3s in a game; Stephen Curry hits 10 triples while Buddy Hield leads Kings with 8, Justin Jackson adds 5

Hopman Cup

Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Swiss pair Roger Federer & Belinda Bencic clinch 2-1 win over Germany; beat Angelique Kerber & Alexander Zverev 4-0, 1-4, 4-3; Switzerland's 4th event success

  • Orthodox Church of Ukraine granted independence from the Russian Orthodox Church by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
2019 History

Famous Deaths

  • Dragoslav Ĺ ekularac, Serbian footballer, dies at 81
  • Eric Haydock [Haddock], British rock bassist (The Hollies, 1962-66 - ""Look Through Any Window"), dies at 75

About January 5, 2019

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn

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